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Before becoming Penguins player development coach Bill Guerin played a little bit of hockey. And he played it very well. For that USA Hockey has named him to their very own Hall of Fame.
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BEST OF MAXIM
The Pittsburgh Penguins entered 2009 with some issues in their
organization. The 2008 Eastern Conference Champions never really approached
conference dominance that next season. Saturday, February 14 of ‘09 typified
their short comings of the season. The Pens went up 2-0 in Toronto and looked like they were going to
win with relative ease. Instead, they folded...
Paul Grant has been doing a series, looking at players and asking "Can you do that again?"
Today he looks at Ray Emery,
Why it will be tough to repeat: C'mon, a highly touted and capable goalie coming to the Flyers? How could that possibly go wrong? Plus, challenging for the No. 1 gig and actually being given the No. 1 gig to start the season are two different...
from Allan Muir of Sports Illustrated,
There are two numbers that reveal much about the future of Ilya Bryzgalov.
The first is 23, as in the millions of dollars the Philadelphia Flyers are paying him not to play for them.
The second is 0, as in the number of goaltending jobs currently available in the National Hockey League.
Add ‘em up and the sum suggests that...
Ilya Bryzgalov reportedly has an offer to play for Admiral Vlaidvostok of the Kontinental Hockey League according to Russian news outlet Sport Express.
Based on a Google translation of the piece Admiral’s president — longtime NHLer Alex Mogilny — says the ex-Flyers netminder has been invited to join his expansion club (Admiral will begin its first season of KHL play in 2013...
Not content to sit around idle until his projected August 1st arbitration date, the Penguins and defender Robert Bortuzzo have reached a deal that seems to make everyone happy.
Bortuzzo and Dupuis Celebrate(Peter Diana/Post Gazette)
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Marc-Andre Fleury’s fall from grace hit a new low this week.
The once-highly touted netminder was left off Canada’s five-goalie invite list to participate in its August Olympic orientation camp.
The snub may have been the straw to break the camel’s back seeing as Fleury is now committed to seeing a sports psychologist according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
via RIA Novosti,
Russian former Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nikolai Zherdev has joined Lev Prague on a one-year deal, the Czech team announced Friday.
Zherdev, 28, has been a free agent since June 20, when he was let go by Atlant Moscow Region, the team he has been playing for since his return from North America in 2011.
"Nikolai talked to his family and specialists...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Cindy Curley (Hudson, Mass.), Bill Guerin (Worcester, Mass.), Peter Karmanos, Jr. (Raleigh, N.C.), Ron Mason (East Lansing, Mich.) and Doug Weight (Warren, Mich.) have been selected to the United States Hockey Hall of Fame as the Class of 2013, USA Hockey announced today. The date and location of the induction event will be announced later this summer.
from Joe Starkey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review,
First, his team shunned him. Now, his country.
Could the entire world be next?
“The Olympic thing, I'm not going to make too much of,” said Penguins general manager Ray Shero, busy with Team USA and not inclined to opine on Team Canada, which invited five goalies not named Fleury to its tryout camp. “But...